Graduate Students

S. Baghirova

 

Bhullar, Khushwant Singh
PhD Student, Hubbard Laboratory, 9-10 Medical Sciences Building
MSc in Medicinal Chemistry, Dalhousie University, Canada
BSc (Hons) in Plant Biochemistry, Dalhousie University, Canada
BSc (Hons) in Medical Sciences, Guru Nanak Dev University, India
(☎) 780.248.1790   bhullar@ualberta.ca

Project: Characterizing GCN5L1 and mitochondrial acetylation

 

P. Boakye

 

Boakye, Paul Atta (Neuroscience)
PhD Student, Smith Laboratory, 9-75 Medical Sciences Building
MSc in Biology (Specialization in Neurobiology), University of Idaho, USA (2011)
BSc in Biochemistry, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana (2005)
(☎) 780.492.2643   pboakye@ualberta.ca

Project: Mechanisms of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) in ‘Central Sensitization’

 

S. Campbell

 

Campbell, Scott
PhD Student, Light Laboratory, 6-040 Li Ka Shing Centre
BSc in Pharmacy, University of Alberta, Canada (1997)
(☎) 780.492.6150   sacampbe@ualberta.ca

Project: Bio-engineering islets to secrete GLP-1

 

A. Catuneanu

 

Catuneanu, Ana
MSc Student, Kerr Laboratory, 9-28 Medical Sciences Building
BSc with Honours Neuroscience, University of Alberta, Canada (2016)
(☎) 780.492.3268   acatunea@ualberta.ca

Project: TBA

 

B. Chan

 

Chan, Brandon
MSc Student, Schulz Laboratory, 462 Heritage Medical Research Centre
BSc (Hons) in Pharmacology, University of Alberta, Canada (2014)
(☎) 780.492.9652   byc@ualberta.ca

Project: The role of intracellular matrix metalloproteinase-2 in doxorubicin-induced heart failure

 

Stephana Cherak

 

Cherak, Stephana
MSc Student, Bourque Laboratory, 3-020H Katz Group Centre
BSc Honours in Biochemistry, University of Calgary, Canada (2015)
(☎) 780.492.6000   scherak@ualberta.ca

Project: Preclinical testing of resveratrol as an intervention for the programming of obesity by prenatal iron deficiency.

 

C. Cromwell

Cromwell, Chris

MSc Student, Hubbard Laboratory, 9-10 Medical Sciences Building

BSc in Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Canada (2015)

(☎) 780.248.1789  crcromwe@ualberta.ca

Project: Improving specificity and efficacy of genome engineering tools

 

D. Das

 

Das, Damayantee
MSc Student, Kurata Laboratory, 6-040 Li Ka Shing Centre
MSc Biological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education & Research Kolkata, India (2016)
BSc Microbiology, St. Xavier's College, West Bengal, India (2013)
(☎) 780.492.7361   ddas1@ualberta.ca

Project: TBA

 

J. Fu

 

Fu, Jianyang (Claude)
PhD Student, MacDonald Laboratory, 6-040 Li Ka Shing Centre
MSc in Pharmacology, Peking Union Medical College, China (2012)
BSc in Basic Pharmaceutical Science Base Class, China Pharmaceutical University, China (2009)
(☎) 780.492.9475   jianyang@ualberta.ca

Project:  Molecular control of insulin secretion: Clustering of voltage-gated potassium (Kv) channels

 

N. Govindasamy

 

Govindasamy, Natasha
MSc Student, Jurasz Laboratory, 3142 E Katz Group - Rexall Centre for Pharmacy & Health Research
BSc with Specialization Pharmacology, University of Alberta, Canada (2013)
(☎) 780.492.2120   govindas@ualberta.ca

Project: Neutralization of angiostatin for therapeutic angiogenesis.

 

M. Hubert

 

Hubert, Matthew
MSc Student, Light Laboratory, 6-040 Li Ka Shing Centre
BSc with Honours Pharmacology, University of Alberta, Canada (2016)
(☎) 780.492.6150   mchubert@ualberta.ca

Project: TBA

 

S. Kahn

 

Khan, Shara

PhD Student, MacDonald Laboratory, 6040 Li Ka Shing Centre
BSc in Pharmacy, East West University, Bangladesh (2009)
(☎) 780.492.4396   shara1@ualberta.ca

Project:  Purigenic signaling in beta and alpha cells

 

H. Lin

 

Lin, Haopeng
PhD Student, MacDonald Laboratory, 6-040 Li Ka Shing Centre
MSc Biology, Shantou University, China (2016)
BSc Biology, Shantou University, China (2013)
(☎) 780.492.6150   hlin3@ualberta.ca

Project: TBA

 

J. Ling

 

Ling, Jennifer
MSc Student, Posse de Chaves Laboratory, 9-31 Medical Sciences Building
BSc in Pharmacology, McGill University, Canada (2014)
(☎) 780.492.6006   jyling@ualberta.ca

Project: The effect of statins on protein prenylation in Choroideremia

 

S. Lunn

 

Lunn, Stephanie E
PhD Student, Plane Laboratory, 9-62 Medical Sciences Building
BSc Specialization in Pharmacology, University of Alberta, Canada (2013)
( ☎) 780.248.1054   slunn@ualberta.ca

Project: Endothelial KCa channels and NO-mediated responses in resistance arteries

 

A. Miranda

 

Miranda, Ana P (Neuroscience)
MSc Student, Colmers Laboratory, 9-36 Medical Sciences Building
Licentiate in Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2008)
(☎) 780.492.2853   mirandat@ualberta.ca

Project: T B A

 

L. Morales

Morales, Luis Carlos

PhD Student, Sipione Laboratory, 9-21 Medical Sciences Building

Doctor in Medicine, Universidad Nacional Columbia, (2002)

Magister Neurosciences, Universidad Nacional Columbia (2009)

(☎) 780.492.8108  lmorales@ualberta.ca

Project:   The role of the Mevalonate pathway in the pathophysiology of Huntington's disease

 

M. Noh

 

Noh, Myung-chul (Sam)
MSc Student, Smith Laboratory, 9-75 Medical Sciences Building
BSc (Hons) in Pharmacology, University of Alberta (2013)
(☎) 780.492.2643   noh@ualberta.ca

Project: Role of Interleukin-1ß in the persistence of neuropathic pain

 

K. Ondrusova

 

Ondrusova, Katarina
MSc Student, Light Laboratory, 6-040 Li Ka Shing Centre
BSc Specialization in Pharmacology, University of Alberta, Canada (2014)
(☎) 780.492.6150   ondrusov@ualberta.ca

Project: Engineering adipocytes for light-controlled secretion of bioactive insulin

 

A. Roczkowsky

 

Roczkowsky, Andrej

MSc Student, Schulz Laboratory, 4-62 Heritage Medical Research Centre

BSc Specialization in Pharmacology, University of Alberta, Canada (2016)

(☎) 780.492.9652  roczkows@ualberta.ca

Project: TBA

 

D. Tandio

 

Tandio, David
MSc Student, Hammond Laboratory, 9-55 Medical Sciences Building
BSc with Honours Biomedical Science, King's College, London, UK (2016)
(☎) 780.492.2105   tandio@ualberta.ca

Project: TBA

 

K. Thorburn

 

Thorburn, Kevin
MSc Student, Kerr Laboratory, 9-28 Medical Sciences Building
BSc with Honours Neuroscience, University of Alberta, Canada (2014)
(☎) 780.492.3268   kthobur@ualberta.ca

Project: Identifying mechanisms underlying Trigeminal Neuralgia

 

A. Viveiros

 

Viveiros, Anissa
MSc Student, Posse de Chaves Laboratory, 9-31 Medical Sciences Building
BSc with Specialization Pharmacology, University of Alberta, Canada (2016)
(☎) 780.492.6006   aviveiro@ualberta.ca

Project: TBA

 

C. Wang

 

Wang, Caroline
MSc Student, Kurata Laboratory, 6-040 Li Ka Shing Centre
BSc with Specialization Pharmacology, University of Toronto, Canada (2015)
(☎) 780.492.7361  ckwang1@ualberta.ca

Project: Molecular basis for the potentiation and subtype specificity of KCNQ potassium channels

 

R. Wei

 

Wei, Ran
PhD Student, Plane Laboratory, 9-62 Medical Sciences Building
BSc in Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Canada (2012)
(☎) 780.248.1054  rwei1@ualberta.ca

Project: How do small molecule activators of KCa channels enhance endothelium-dependent vasodilation?

 

A. Woodman

 

Woodman, Andrew
MSc Student, Bourque Laboratory, 3-043 Katz Group Centre
BSc (First-Class Hons) in Biochemistry, University of Calgary, Canada (2015)
(☎) 780.492.6000  agwoodma@ualberta.ca

Project: Fetal programming of hypertension as a consequence of prenatal iron deficiency

 

R. Yando

 

Yan-Do, Richard
MSc Student, MacDonald Laboratory, 6-040 Li Ka Shing Centre
BSc Specialization in Pharmacology, University of Alberta, Canada (2013)
(☎) 780.492.2892   ryando@ualberta.ca

Project: Glycine pharmacology and its role in pancreatic islets for stimulating insulin secretion

 

I. Zuna

 

Zuna, Ines
MSc Student, Holt Laboratory, 9-56 Medical Sciences Building
BSc Specialization in Pharmacology, University of Alberta, Canada (2014)
(☎) 780.492.2086   zuna@ualberta.ca

Project: A participative pharmacokinetics model to enhance student understanding